CoalWire 414, April 28, 2022
CoalWire 413, April 14, 2022
CoalWire 412, April 7, 2022
CoalWire 411, March 31, 2022
Russian coal: Poland to ban imports; Japanese trader suspends purchases; Germany aims to end imports within months. Coal generation increased in 2021.
CoalWire 409, March 17, 2022
Data reveals Russian coal exports slide; US coal plant closure announcements; new report finds methane emissions higher than IEA estimate; court overturns emissions exemption for Czech coal plant.
CoalWire 407, March 3, 2022
Sanctions hit Russian coal sector and reshape European transition; AES to dump 7100 MW coal fleet by the end of 2025.
CoalWire 405, February 17, 2022
Australian court dismisses KEPCO appeal application; Indian state backs coal phase-out study; banks backing coal with US$1.2 trillion; Canada moves to water down coal mining pollution standards.
CoalWire 404, February 10, 2022
European steel majors look to cut coal; new Dubai coal plant to run on gas; end in sight for Oakland coal port plan; IMF staff deleted text on Japan’s continued coal plant financing; BlackRock flags coal and steel shifts but 2030 targets still not released.
CoalWire 403, February 3, 2022
Pakistan projects at risk of default on loans; UK approves mine in Wales; Vietnam targets net-zero but struggles to break coal dependence.
CoalWire 402, January 27, 2022
Indian tribunal orders coal ash oversight; Indonesian export ban continues to hit thermal coal market; US President flags prospect of Manchin-friendly climate plan; NGOs dismayed at Czech Republic’s proposed Turow mine settlement.
CoalWire 401, January 20, 2022
Europe set to cut Polish funding over unpaid coal mine fines; Chinese bank drops out of backing Bosnian coal plant; Investigation finds Coal India subsidiary illegally mined areas in Assam.
CoalWire 400, January 13, 2022
Indonesia softens January coal export ban; Czech Republic announces 2033 coal end date; tailings dam collapses at South African coal mine; US audit report criticises wasteful spending on carbon capture projects.
CoalWire 398, December 16, 2021
Court defeat spurs US coal plant closure; Polish court orders fine over pollution; South African regulator rebuffs Eskom bid for increased pollution limits; coal company’s claims challenged by Canadian First Nations groups.
CoalWire 396, December 2, 2021
Netherlands pays to close 800 MW unit; Glencore’s mega-methane-emitting mine; China commits to publishing methane reduction plan in 2022; Colombian presidential candidate wants most coal left in the ground.
CoalWire 388, September 30, 2021
Romania backs 2032 coal exit; Colombia’s power plan excludes new coal plants; Chinese province blocks expansion of coal power.
CoalWire 386, September 16, 2021
World’s coal plant pipeline shrinks; US clean energy bill advances; Australian court rejects mining company appeal; Illinois sets 2038 closure date for all but one coal plant; latest draft of Vietnam’s energy strategy increases coal, cuts renewables.
CoalWire 385, September 9, 2021
US utility plans to shutter 10,000 MW of plants by 2030; Chinese engineers group says CCS uneconomic; coal price spike hits importers.
CoalWire 383, August 26, 2021
UK’s COP26 President blows up retired coal plant; two Polish units close; UK mine funding in doubt.
CoalWire 373, June 17, 2021
Cancellations of Chinese-backed international coal projects; mixed G7 results on coal policy; Canada all but rules out thermal coal projects; NSW agency urges rejection of new mine.